Feb 9, 2016

Iraqi woman charged with role in U.S. female hostage's death

The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing to the aid worker’s death, the Justice Department said Monday. Nisreen Assad ...

Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkish border

Feb 8, 2016

Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkish border

The Syrian army advanced toward the Turkish border Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly 5-year-old insurrection against President Bashar Assad. Iranian backed-militias played a key role on the ground as ...

Feb 7, 2016

Spanish police arrest seven on suspicion of jihadi links to IS

Spanish police arrested seven suspected members Sunday of a jihadi cell linked to the Islamic State group and Jabhat al-Nusra militants during raids in the provinces of Valencia and Alicante and in Spain’s North African enclave of Ceuta. In a statement, police said the ...